Another word for envy
envy begrudge covetSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to feel resentful or painful desire for another's advantages or possessions. Envy, the most general, combines discontent, resentment, and desire: “When I peruse the conquered fame of heroes and the victories of mighty generals, I do not envy the generals” (Walt Whitman). Begrudge stresses ill will and reluctance to acknowledge another's right or claim: Why begrudge him his success? Covet stresses a secret or culpable longing for something to which one has no right: “We hate no people and covet no people's lands” (Wendell L. Willkie).
Another word for envynoun
Resentful or painful desire for another's advantages:covetousness, enviousness, jealousy. See desire